Press Releases - CAIR http://www.cair.com/press-center/press-releases.html Sat, 20 Dec 2014 05:34:39 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb CAIR-St. Louis: Prayer Vigil for Victims of Peshawar School Attack http://www.cair.com/press-center/press-releases/12782-cair-st-louis-prayer-vigil-for-victims-of-peshawar-school-attack.html http://www.cair.com/press-center/press-releases/12782-cair-st-louis-prayer-vigil-for-victims-of-peshawar-school-attack.html

CAIR-logo(SAINT LOUIS, MO., 12/19/14) – On Sunday, December 21, Humanity Against Terrorism and Solidarity for Peace (HATSP) and the St. Louis chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-St. Louis) will hold a prayer vigil for the victims of the Peshawar school attack.

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info@cair.com (Amina Rubin) Press Releases Sat, 20 Dec 2014 03:56:02 +0000
‎CAIR‬-Houston Calls for Dismissal of Officer for Tasing 76-Year-Old Man http://www.cair.com/press-center/press-releases/12781-cair-houston-calls-for-dismissal-of-officer-for-tasing-pete-vasquez.html http://www.cair.com/press-center/press-releases/12781-cair-houston-calls-for-dismissal-of-officer-for-tasing-pete-vasquez.html

CAIR-logo(HOUSTON, TEXAS, 12/16/2014) - The Houston office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Houston) today called for the dismissal of Victoria police officer Nathanial Robinson after he threw to the ground and tased 76-year-old Pete Vasquez during a stop for what he claimed was an expired inspection sticker.

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info@cair.com (Amina Rubin) Press Releases Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:06:17 +0000
CAIR-MN Seeks Protection for Worshipers After New Vandalism of St. Cloud Mosque http://www.cair.com/press-center/press-releases/12778-protection-for-worshipers-after-vandalism-of-st-cloud-mosque.html http://www.cair.com/press-center/press-releases/12778-protection-for-worshipers-after-vandalism-of-st-cloud-mosque.html

CAIR-MN-logo(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 12/17/14) -- The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) today called for stepped-up police protection of Muslim worshipers in St. Cloud following another incident of vandalism targeting one of that city's mosques.

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info@cair.com (Amina Rubin) Press Releases Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:41:09 +0000
CAIR-MN Welcomes Federal Settlement of St. Anthony Islamic Center Rejection http://www.cair.com/press-center/press-releases/12775-cair-minnesota-welcomes-settlement-for-st-anthony-mosque.html http://www.cair.com/press-center/press-releases/12775-cair-minnesota-welcomes-settlement-for-st-anthony-mosque.html

abu-huraira-building(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 12/16/2014) -- The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) today welcomed a federal agreement over the rejection of the planned Abu Huraira Islamic Center in St. Anthony Village, Minn.

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info@cair.com (Amina Rubin) Press Releases Wed, 17 Dec 2014 02:33:40 +0000
CAIR Condemns Pakistan School Massacre http://www.cair.com/press-center/press-releases/12774-cair-condemns-pakistan-school-massacre.html http://www.cair.com/press-center/press-releases/12774-cair-condemns-pakistan-school-massacre.html

CAIR-logo(WASHINGTON, D.C., 12/16/14) -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organizations, today condemned an attack on a school in Peshawar, Pakistan, that killed at least 141 people, including 132 children.

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info@cair.com (Amina Rubin) Press Releases Wed, 17 Dec 2014 02:19:59 +0000
CAIR-WA Seeks Arrest of Two Additional Suspects for 'Shocking' Hate Attack on Muslim Taxi Driver http://www.cair.com/press-center/press-releases/12770-cair-seattle-seeks-arrests-for-hate-attack-on-muslim-taxi-driver.html http://www.cair.com/press-center/press-releases/12770-cair-seattle-seeks-arrests-for-hate-attack-on-muslim-taxi-driver.html

adam-gaalDriver to undergo extensive surgery after being punched repeatedly in face by three men, two of whom started beating driver after he lost consciousness

(SEATTLE, WA, 12/11/14) -- Later today, the Washington state chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-WA) will hold a media availability to offer an update on the medical procedures a Muslim taxi driver will undergo as part of his recovery from an alleged hate attack.  

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info@cair.com (Amina Rubin) Press Releases Thu, 11 Dec 2014 22:55:04 +0000
CAIR Files U.S. Supreme Court Brief on Abercrombie & Fitch Hijab Case http://www.cair.com/press-center/press-releases/12768-cair-files-supreme-court-brief-on-abercrombie-fitch-hijab-case.html http://www.cair.com/press-center/press-releases/12768-cair-files-supreme-court-brief-on-abercrombie-fitch-hijab-case.html

SCamicus(WASHINGTON, D.C., 12/10/14) -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today filed an amicus ("friend of the court") brief with the U.S. Supreme Court, which is considering whether clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch's refusal to hire a Muslim woman wearing a religious headscarf (hijab) was discriminatory.

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info@cair.com (Amina Rubin) Press Releases Wed, 10 Dec 2014 23:31:01 +0000
CAIR Seeks 'Accountability' Following Release of Senate Torture Report http://www.cair.com/press-center/press-releases/12767-cair-seeks-accountability-following-senate-reports-on-cia-torture.html http://www.cair.com/press-center/press-releases/12767-cair-seeks-accountability-following-senate-reports-on-cia-torture.html

CAIR-logo(WASHINGTON, D.C., 12/9/2014) -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today said a long-awaited report from the Senate Intelligence Committee on the CIA's use of torture in the years following the 9/11 terror attacks should prompt "accountability," along with changes in law and government policies.

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info@cair.com (Amina Rubin) Press Releases Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:55:57 +0000